Summer of Fish Kill

Fish kills have jumped to the front pages of newspapers across the country this summer. ¬†And while the harmful algal blooms (or HABs) across the Florida coast have captured the attention of the national media, we are having our own mini-explosion right here in southern California. Our local interest piqued when our colleagues at The Nature Conservancy noticed a fish …

Da Quake

This morning’s magnitude 6.5 earthquake in the waters offshore of Eureka in northern California (technically¬†160 km west of Ferndale, California) and raft of emails we are getting in the wake of this news provide a convenient opportunity to reiterate that responsibly and effectively dealing with the threat of coastal flooding associated with sea level rise has many additional benefits, perhaps …